The Hightstown High School DECA Chapter recently competed at the Blue Central Regional Competition held at Kean University. At this competition hundreds of DECA members com´peted in a variety of categories ranging from fashion merchandising to accounting and sports and entertainment marketing. At the conclusion of competition, 25 members of the Hightstown Chapter placed in the Top 10 in their event, securing them a spot at the NJ DECA State Competition in February. Pictured left to right, first row: Alexandra Witlieb, Os´lene Johnson, Meera Shah, Alana Wolkiewicz, Kimberly Silva, Locan Rupp, Sree Chinta, Jo´seph Bonacorda, Kelly Gaskill (advisor), Kelsey Petrasek (advisor); second row: Principal Dennis Vinson, Ananya Ramachandran, Maya Reddy, Raveena Kumar, Nikita Rao, Michael Laustsen, Shivam Desai, Arelis Calderon; third row- Justin Bogen, Rickey Alford Jr., Josh´ua Frankel, Juan Uribe, Tanmay Mehta, Jesse Mann, Carlos Buri, Dhruv Samdani. Not pic´tured: Molly Walsh, Naomi Hudgins. DECA is an international marketing and business club for secondary education and collegiate students.
DECA members advance